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Newgarden wins at Gateway, extends title lead

– Josef Newgarden delivered a strong message to his Penske team-mates on Saturday night with a string of bold moves powering him to victory in the Bommarito Auto Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park.The defining moment came late in the race after Newgarden had lost the lead to Simon Pagenaud in the final round of pit stops. Slowly closing on his team-mate, Newgarden looked to the inside line despite a strong defense from the Frenchman, contacting the side of Pagenaud and taking the lead away.The move cost Pagenaud second place but firmly solidified the young American's title hopes with just two races remaining in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season.The win is the fourth of the...
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